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  1. George Kateb

    Dignity, Morality, Individuality

    Edited by John Seery

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    George Kateb’s writings have been innovatory in exploring the fundamental quandary of how modern democracy—sovereignty vested in the many—might nevertheless protect, respect, promote, even celebrate the singular, albeit ordinary individual. His essays, often leading to unexpected results, have...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Hayek's Political Theory, Epistemology, and Economics

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    Hayek thought that all economic behavior (and by implication other human behavior) is based on fallible interpretations of what information is important and of its implications for the future. This epistemological idea animated not only his heterodox economic thought, but his ideal of the rule of...

    Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ernesto Laclau

    Post-Marxism, Populism and Critique

    Edited by David Howarth

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    Ernesto Laclau has blazed a unique trail in political theory and philosophy since the early 1970s. In so doing, he has articulated a range of philosophical and theoretical currents into a coherent alternative to mainstream models and practices of conducting social and political science. The editors...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Critical Theory and Democracy

    Civil Society, Dictatorship, and Constitutionalism in Andrew Arato’s Democratic Theory

    Edited by Enrique Peruzzotti, Martin Plot

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    This book focuses on Andrew Arato’s democratic theory and its relevance to contemporary issues such as processes of democratization, civil society, constitution-making, and the modern Executive. Andrew Arato is -both globally and disciplinarily- a prominent thinker in the fields of democratic...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Politics of Empathy

    Ethics, Solidarity, Recognition

    By Anthony M. Clohesy

    The Politics of Empathy argues that empathy is a necessary condition for ethical subjectivity and the emergence of a more compassionate world. One of the reasons empathy is important is because it gives us a sense of what it is like to be someone else. However, to understand its ethical...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion Reconsidered

    What Determines Public Opinion?

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    In the Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion (1992), John Zaller set out one of the most influential models of opinion formation: he presented the public as a pliable instrument of political elites, who are able to garner support simply by sending "cues" through the mass media telling Republicans or...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Time, Memory, and the Politics of Contingency

    By Smita A. Rahman

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    In recent years, there has been an increased attention to temporality in political theory, and such attention is sorely needed. For too long political theory, with the exception of occasional phenomenological forays, has remained grounded in a particular experience of time as linear and sequential....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Europe, Discourse, and Institutions

    Challenging the Mainstream in European Studies

    Edited by Cristian Nitoiu, Nikola Tomic

    This book focuses on how discourse and various narratives contribute to the construction of the European Union as a political actor, thus seeking to challenge the more established approaches to the study of the Union. It sheds light on the way discourses about the European Union are created,...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Political Science in South Africa

    The Last Forty Years

    Edited by Peter Vale, Pieter Fourie

    In 2013 and in 2014 respectively, the South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS) and Politikon (the South African Journal of Political Studies) celebrate their 40th anniversary. Also, in April 2014 South Africa celebrates twenty years since the advent of the post-Apartheid democracy,...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Hegel and the Metaphysical Frontiers of Political Theory

    By Eric Lee Goodfield

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    For over one hundred and fifty years G.W.F. Hegel’s ghost has haunted theoretical understanding and practice. His opponents first, and later his defenders, have equally defined their programs against and with his. In this way Hegel’s political thought has both situated and displaced modern...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge